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Old 04-06-2019, 09:38 PM   #24 (permalink)
Shaneajanderson
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Originally Posted by Taylor95 View Post
The EGR may reduce NOx, but it does not prevent the formation of it together. Cats are necessary for NOx, CO, and unburned hydrocarbons. All of which have negative impacts on health.

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Even if you do gain a minimal amount by removing the cat, it will come at a greater cost to the environment and human health. If your cat is clogged there is a thread on here on restoring it. It sounds like it is cheap.
The tiny bit of driving I do will contribute nearly zero to the pollution. Also unburned fuel, CO and NOx all readily break down in oxygen, and I live in Podunkistan. If I lived in a city with NOx smog issues my Outlook would be different, but frankly it isn't an issue in ND
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